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John Lynn (Boo) Smith

March 15, 1971 June 30, 2016
John Lynn (Boo) Smith
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Obituary for John Lynn (Boo) Smith
John Lynn “Boo” Smith, 45, of Williamsburg, passed away Thursday June 30, 2016 at UPMC Altoona Regional Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Born March 15, 1971 in Clearfield he was the son of David Arnold and Mary Joan (Jacobson) Smith.  He was a graduate of Slippery Rock University where he received his BS in Mathematics and received his Master’s Degree in Forestry Science from Penn State University.
Mr. Smith had worked as a forester for the PA Game Commission thru the Bureau of Forestry.  He was a member of the Williamsburg United Methodist Church, the Lead Hollow Camp in Alexandria, PA, had coached little league in the Williamsburg Youth Baseball and enjoyed hunting, fishing, kayaking and anything outdoors.
On May 18, 1996 in Curwensville, he wed the former Jamie Sue Bowery who survives along with two sons Saxton Teo and Aspen John Smith both at home.  Also surviving are 3 siblings David L. Smith and wife Andrea and Mary Suzette Smith both of Glen Richey and Wendy Lingenfelter and husband Jason of Reynoldsville as well as aunts and uncles George Jacobson and wife Suzanne and Lois Mitchell both of Glen Richey.
He was preceded in death by his parents and aunts and uncles Ronald Jacobson, Rita Jacobson and John Jacobson.
Funeral Services for John “Boo” Smith will be held at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. 300 State St. Curwensville, PA 16833 on Sunday July 3, 2016 at 2:00 PM, with the Reverend Heather Wurst officiating.  Interment will be in the Thompson Cemetery of Glen Richey, PA.
Friends will be received at the Williamsburg United Methodist Church 431 W 2nd Ave. Williamsburg on Saturday July 2, 2016 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM and again on Sunday at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. 300 State St. Curwensville from Noon until time of services.
The family suggests contributions be made to either the Glen Richey Primitive Methodist Church 59 White Church Rd. Glen Richey, PA 16837 or the Cove Forge United Methodist Church 2788 Covedale Road Williamsburg, PA 16693
Online condolences may be made to the family at
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.
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